March 18, 2020
Mari-Len De Guzman
The B.C. Salmon Farmers’ Association is taking precautions to protect its farm workers from the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19).
“While the risks related to the coronavirus remain low on Vancouver Island at this time, B.C. salmon farmers are taking reasonable actions to protect team members and do our part to limit the virus’ spread,” a statement from the BCSFA said.
Among the measure being implemented is the temporary suspensions of non-essential visits to farm sites to limit potential exposure to live-aboard staff.
Other measures the BCSFA is undertaking include:
“We are monitoring the situation and will adjust our approach as needed,” the statement said.
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